From: Sebastien Mirolo (smirolo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-18 22:19:04
Thanks. That really helps to understand what is going on. I think
number 1 is better because you don't end-up testing your system and
then it breaks as soon as it hits the customer site. I would actually
like #3 too: using the native name_checker as default. Still number 1
seems the best alternative to build reliable software.
On Apr 18, 2006, at 5:20 AM, Martin Wille wrote:
> Walter Landry wrote:
>> Martin Wille wrote:
>>> See http://boost.org/libs/filesystem/doc/path.htm#constructors
>>> and http://boost.org/libs/filesystem/doc/portability_guide.htm
>> Having been a user of filesystem for quite a while, I really think it
>> is time to turn off any default checking. This is hardly the first
>> time that we have seen this kind of non-error cause a problem.
> I see two other possible improvements:
> 1. remove the default, requiring the user always to pass a checker.
> This will definitely stop the guessing among the users.
> 2. make the error message contain a hint that the default checker
> be the wrong choice.
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